Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Hopson
Initials:   L.
Rank:   Corporal
Army No.:  4692581
Notes:   CMP. 11 Armd Div Pro Coy. Enlisted in the Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, transferred to CMP. 2/4/45 Died. He was born and resided in Yorkshire. War Diary 11 Armd Div Pro Coy, WO 171/4192. 2/4/45 Killed in the village of Elte (History of the 11 Armd Div). Listed as missing in unit war Diary with 3388658 L/Cpl Hammond. Inscription on gravestone: Loves last gift remembrance, for now we know I part, but the face to face. Casualty List 1741, Western Europe, Missing, 2/4/1945. Casualty List 1776, Western Europe, previously reported missing now reported Killed in Action, previous List 1741, 2/4/1945. Leslie Hopson.

Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 2nd April 1945
Company: 11 ARMD DIV PRO COY
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